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Parents Guide to Android

Parents Guide to Android It’s no secret - I love Android devices. I love the flexibility Android devices offer users. But, that flexibility sometimes presents...

Parent’s Guide to Emojis

Emojis seem like they would be simple enough to understand. Most adults use emojis in a literal way. If you are happy, you send a...

Parent's Guide to Emojis

Emojis seem like they would be simple enough to understand. Most adults use emojis in a literal way. If you are happy, you send a...

Our Words Matter

  Our words matter! They hurt when they are read just as much as when they are spoken directly to someone. In light of the...

3 Social Media Skills Every Teen Needs

76% of teens ages 13 to 17 use social media. Our teens are incredible tech savvy. Their social media skills often rival or exceed that...

6 Essential Habits for Technology Healthy Families

I’m preparing to speak at an upcoming convention. I love talking with families about strategies to help create technology healthy families. Parents often ask questions about...

10 Promises Because I Love You

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Let's be intentional with our parenting this year and demonstrate love in action for our kids. These 10 promises...
Parenting and Spyware

Parenting and Spyware

    I get questions from parents asking for my thoughts on filters. I came across some reading which suggests parents use spyware programs like...

Technology Makes Me a Better Parent

There I've said it. I've thrown down the gauntlet. I've made this statement to friends. I've made this statement to those I thought safe saying...

12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series-Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the 12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series. This week we're talking about 12 social media apps popular...

12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series-Day 2

  Welcome to Day 2 of the 12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series. This week we're talking about 12 social media apps popular...

12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series-Day 1

[clear] Welcome to Day 1 of the 12 Social Media Apps All Parents Should Know Series. This week we're going to talk about 12 social...

Should Parents Lie to Get their Kids a Social Media Account?

Over the past few years there’s been a rise in the number of kids who lie about their age to get an account on a...

Online Safety Begins Early

Do we hide and shelter our kids from technology or do we expose them to it at an early age? This is a valid question...

Kids and Social Media

Walk into any group of parents and ask their opinion on the topic of kids and social media. The range of responses you get might...